For Identification we used the following sources:

Bessette, Alan and Arleen, and David Fischer Mushrooms of Northeastern North America copyright 1997 Syracuse University Press

Lincoff, Gary: National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms copyright 1981, 1998 Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

McKnight, Kent and Vera Mushrooms: Peterson Field Guides copyright 1987 Houghtton Mifflin

Smith, Alexander and Nancy Smith Weber The Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide copyright 1980 The University of Michigan Press

Barron, George Mushrooms of Northeast North America: Lone Pines Field Guide copyright 1999 Lone Pine Publishing

Other resources used:

Amanda Verrill for her tree and shrub pictures

We would also like to acknowledge our professor Dan Perlman for his help in fueling our desire to explore the wonderful world in which we live and for teaching us to take pictures. As well, our classmates in the Brandeis University Field Biology class of 2005, who continually helped in the discovery of additional fungi on our walks.